Students in this unit will examine the biblical foundations for mission and the significance of Lutheran confessional distinctives for the mission of the church. In addition to assessing the Lutheran Church of Australia’s approach to world mission, students will evaluate the Catechumenate and other evangelism/catechetical resources. They will also reflect on different approaches to the starting of new congregations and approaches to mission in agencies of the Lutheran Church in Australia.
Discuss the implications of biblical foundations and Lutheran distinctives for contemporary approaches to mission
Analyse a catechetical approach to evangelism
Analyse the possibilities and limitations of mission in the context of Lutheran institutions and agencies
Prerequisites: At least 48 points in Field D is desirable
This unit uses a combination of interactive lectures, tutorial style discussion and student-led contributions.
Annotated Bibliography 2000 words
Essay 5000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2020-01-14 14:53:04 +1100